15 days in Idaho Itinerary

15 days in Idaho Itinerary

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15 days in Idaho Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Boise
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  5​h 15​min
2
Coeur d'Alene
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
McCall
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Stanley
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Ketchum
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Driggs
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Phoenix

2
nights
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): sample the tasty concoctions at Barbarian Brewing. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Hulls Gulch Nature Trail, get your game on at Boise Escape, and then trek along Boise River Greenbelt.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Boise travel tool .

Phoenix to Boise is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Phoenix in September; daily highs in Boise reach 79°F and lows reach 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Boise

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Celebration Park, Snake River Canyon Overlook, Barbarian Brewing
Highlights from your plan
Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt
Boise Escape ©
Boise Escape
Celebration Park ©
Celebration Park

3
nights
Coeur d'Alene

Coeur d'Alene ©
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. Get outdoors at Tubbs Hill Nature Trails and Old Mission State Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Coeur d'Alene: Lake Pend Oreille (in Hope) and Emerald Creek Garnet Area (in Saint Maries). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Coeur d'Alene Lake, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mineral Ridge National Recreation Trail, and grab your bike and head to North Idaho Centennial Trail.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Coeur d'Alene trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Boise to Coeur d'Alene takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Boise to Coeur d'Alene, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Boise in September, things will get little chillier in Coeur d'Alene: highs are around 72°F and lows about 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to McCall.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Emerald Creek Garnet Area, Old Mission State Park, Lake Pend Oreille
Highlights from your plan
Coeur d'Alene Lake ©
Coeur d'Alene Lake
Tubbs Hill Nature Trails ©
Tubbs Hill Nature Trails
North Idaho Centennial Trail ©
North Idaho Centennial Trail

2
nights
McCall

McCall ©
McCall is a resort town on the western edge of Valley County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): explore the activities along Payette Lake and then look for all kinds of wild species at Rapid River Fish Hatchery. Here are some ideas for day two: play a few rounds at Mccall Golf Club and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our McCall trip planner .

Traveling by car from Coeur d'Alene to McCall takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Coeur d'Alene in September, McCall is slightly colder at night with lows of 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Stanley.

Things to do in McCall

Outdoors Parks Adventure

Side Trip

Rapid River Fish Hatchery
Highlights from your plan
Payette Lake ©
Payette Lake
River Rafting & Tubing
Mccall Golf Club ©
Mccall Golf Club

1
night
Stanley

Stanley is a town in Custer County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Stanley Lake, take an in-depth tour of Stanley Museum, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Stanley trip planner .

You can drive from McCall to Stanley in 3.5 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Stanley when traveling from McCall in September, with lows around 32°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Ketchum.

Things to do in Stanley

Outdoors Adventure Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Stanley Lake ©
Stanley Lake
Stanley Museum ©
Stanley Museum

2
nights
Ketchum

Ketchum ©
Ketchum is a city in Blaine County, Idaho, United States, in the central part of the state. Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): hike along Wood River Trail and then delve into the lush surroundings at Sawtooth Wilderness Area. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Fly Sun Valley, then look for gifts at Lizzy's Fresh Coffee, then stroll the grounds of Ketchum Cemetery, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at Fisher Creek Trail.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Ketchum journey planner.

Traveling by car from Stanley to Ketchum takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Stanley in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Ketchum, with lows around 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Driggs.

Things to do in Ketchum

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Wood River Trail
Highlights from your plan
Lizzy's Fresh Coffee ©
Lizzy's Fresh Coffee
Ketchum Cemetery ©
Ketchum Cemetery

4
nights
Driggs

Driggs ©
Driggs is a city in Teton County, Idaho, United States. Visiting Lone Star Geyser and Old Faithful will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Driggs side-trips: Yellowstone National Park (Artist Point, Sulphur Caldron, & more) and Mesa Falls (in Ashton).

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Driggs trip builder .

Traveling by car from Ketchum to Driggs takes 4 hours. In September in Driggs, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 42°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Driggs

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Yellowstone National Park, Mesa Falls
Highlights from your plan
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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